Patterson Companies (PDCO) - FREE Research Report Gugino Ann B who is Vice President at PATTERSON COS bought 189 shares at $29.50 per share for a total value of $5,574.56 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 36,982 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.51% with the 189 share acquisition. Hamm Ranell M who is Vice President at PATTERSON COS bought 96 shares at $29.50 per share for a total value of $2,831.52 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 16,030 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.6% with the 96 share acquisition. The shares most recently traded at $38.12, up $0.38, or 1.01% since the insider transactions. The average volume for Patterson Companies has been 687,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Patterson Companies has a market cap of $4.0 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 10.25% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Patterson Companies, Inc. distributes dental, veterinary, and rehabilitation supplies. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.69%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.7. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Patterson Companies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on PDCO - FREE TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Patterson Companies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Patterson Companies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.